The Student Welfare Committee seeks to support the educational process to advance students’ academic and personal abilities. It aims at enabling them to face problems that hinder their academic success or the academic process, with the end of qualifying them professionally at the national and regional levels.
The Student Welfare Committee abides with the programs set by the University to provide a unique academic environment based on the positive interaction between the students and the University, and to help the students overcome all personal, social, and academic hindrances.
After visiting the Deanship of Student Affairs and meeting with the international students’ follow-up officers, Mr. Abdullah Obeidat and Mr. Abdullah Al-Fayez, inquiries were made about the services, instructions, and advice offered to newcomer students, and we found out the following:
After interviewing the follow-up officers, it became clear to us that an oral explanation is given to new students about the living costs, including the costs of housing, food, transportation, and other basic matters, these explanation is given only to students who review the Deanship of Student Affairs.
New students are required to submit a set of papers to issue a student residence permit, where the following is required:
The university provides health insurance for all of its students, and there is a medical center in the university where doctors are available to serve the students, treat them, provide them with the necessary medications, and issue transfers and approvals to visit hospitals if necessary.
The university hosts a building for the Arab Bank. The bank works to attract new students and provide financial services for them, Hubs are set up to present offers and attract students during the beginning of the semester and during the events and activities that the university undertakes on its campus. Distinctive services are provided for the students through Shabab (youth) account, where the student can open an account without a minimum balance, the account is exempt from remittance commissions, and students can apply for a loan (if the student meets the conditions), give discounts on purchases from certain stores, make raffles and prizes and Many other features, all these features are explained on the website of the Arab Bank – Shabab Account.
The university has a fleet of private buses to transport students to and from the university, any student with a university ID can use the university buses for free. The university does not provide transportation cards for public transportation.
Note: The university provides a free trip for newcomer students to the city of Petra and Aqaba, the university covers the costs of transportation and accommodation for free.
The student can communicate and ask the follow-up staff of the international student at the Deanship of Student Affairs before arriving in the country, as they advise students about suitable accommodation for the student and the costs of living and other inquiries, but in an oral form.